About Us

insegna seraWelcome to La Zanzara…

Pungent, irreverent, ready to tease – no chance of getting get rid of it – the most curious and demanding palates. It’s finally here! – La Zanzara, the new Italian bistrot with an international feel in the heart of the Prati district. From Breakfast to After the theater, including Lunch, Dinner and Aperitifs, La Zanzara is open All Day Long and it’s “the” place for all you die-hard gourmand in Rome.

The team is headed by Fabio Casamassima who, after his great success with the Baccano restaurant-cocktail bar, has put together a team of high quality professionals.

First in line you’ll find Kitchen Chef, Salvatore Testagrossa, ready to surprise you with some fantastic gastronomic proposals, inspired by quality, innovation and tradition. Fresh homemade pastas and selected raw materials are the right mix to bring food back to its beautiful simplicity. And of course let’s not forget the large grill overlooking the kitchen which has meat ready for every taste.

The Manager, Paolo De Angelis, is a great professional in the world of wine. He’ll help you discover our varied menus accompanied by a Wine List that is well represented by Italian companies, whether they be historical or young producers.

The Barlady, Cristiana Brunetti, is another pillar at La Zanzara. Her uniquely mixed Cocktails are unquestionably special, to say the least.

The Gastronomy corner is the great little kingdom of our sophisticated expert, Raffaele Piras. He will surprise you with an amazing selection of cheeses and meats and will make you rediscover forgotten flavors and fragrances. And finally, the bistrot wouldn’t be complete without our fine selection of beers curated personally by Lorenzo Dabove, aka Kuaska, an Italian expert in artisan beers.

And helping them out is a team of young people, full of enthusiasm and inspiration, who are keen to welcome you and provide friendly and attentive service.

We look forward to seeing you!